In this national moment of reckoning with racial hatred and injustice, how can this white woman come in and write their story?
Masks that hide the lower portion of our faces make us uneasy because they deny a full picture of what our character and state of mind might be. If you can’t fully identify someone then you don’t know how to react to them. If you don’t know how to react, your fear mechanism ramps up.
Beyond the normal set of age-related conditions, Tara’s in great shape. Except she has Alzheimer.
I’m telling you this because it puts in perspectives how I felt last week when I read this tweet from Geraldo Rivera:
This is #PitMad day and for those lucky many who don’t know what this is, it’s a twitter event conceived by people who thought it’d be fabulously fun to have writers reduce their manuscripts to a tweet.